LITHUANIAN PARLIAMENT ROUNDLY REJECTS GAY MARRIAGE

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Pravoslavie.ru - 26/6/17 The Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) completely rejected a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage last week, reports the Vilinus news portal Lietuvos žinios. The vote on the bill had been delayed for at least half a year, until June 15. 29 parliamentarians voted in favor of amending the civil code, 59 against, and 20 abstained. Abstaining ...

ST. NICHOLAS ONCE SAVED MET. HILARION FROM DEATH, THE HIERARCH BELIEVES

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Pravoslavie.ru - 23/5/17 Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has related a story of miraculous help from St. Nicholas in his life, reports Interfax-Religion. “It was in Lithuania,” he said, speaking on the “Church and the World” program on TV station Russia-24. “I was a young priest, with an inexperienced ...

I.A.O. MEETING WITH DELEGATION OF THE ECUMENICAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF EUROPE.

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I.A.O- November 2015 The Ecumenical Youth Council of Europe realized a solidarity and briefing visit to Greece, 12 – 14 November 2015, in the framework of the pan-European campaign “Break the chains” to overcome poverty. The delegation had the opportunity to be briefed on the impact of the adverse economic situation in everyday life and particularly ...